face-off

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face-off

n. a confrontation. (From hockey.) The face-off continued for a few moments till both of them realized that there was no point in fighting.
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Brendon Robidoux won the face-off in Shrewsbury's right circle and fed Ian Davis in the slot.
A minute and a half later, Robidoux won another face-off and hit Stephen Coyne in the neutral zone.
Face-Offs provide the opportunity for the vendors to showcase their products and services in a comparative environment.
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Consider the face-off personnel; either an offensive face-off group or a defensive group.